The International Land Conservation Network connects civic and private organizations and people, across boundaries and around the world, to accelerate the protection and strengthen the management of land and natural resources.
Join the global private and civic land conservation community of practice to share insights, innovations, and renewed commitment to accelerating effective private and civil society contributions to international climate and biodiversity targets.
To asynchronously attend sessions recorded in December 2021, please click here.
To access the summary Report on the 2021 Congress, which includes both the short schedule and the detailed agenda, please click here. Congress tracks include sessions focused on Conservation Finance, Organization and Governance, Law and Policy, Land Stewardship and Management, and Landscape-Scale Conservation and Restoration.
The body of literature exploring private and civic land conservation is constantly growing, both in scope and scale. Three outstanding new publications are featured below.
GlobalFrom the Ground Up: How Land Trusts and Conservancies are Providing Solutions to Climate Change
This Policy Focus Report presents a dozen case studies that demonstrate how land trusts, conservancies, and other nongovernmental civic organizations have meaningfully addressed climate change over the past several decades.
GlobalReport on the 2021 ILCN-ELCN Global Congress
Summary of the 2021 ILCN-ELCN Global Congress, including session descriptions and links to recordings.
GlobalReport on the Large Landscape Peer Learning Initiative: The Journey of the First Cohort
The Large Landscape Peer Learning Initiative (LLPLI) is an effort designed to: help articulate, through peer exchange and sharing of best practices, the strategic vision of large landscape conservation initiatives around the globe, and to monitor the implementation of these strategic visions over time.
The civic and private land conservation community works across six continents to protect and steward treasured landscapes.View our Locations